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GHS Football Team Continues to Receive Accolades

After an OUTSTANDING football season, the members of the Galena High School football team are continuing to receive honors due to their performances on the field.  Nine members of the team received CNC league awards as a reward for their exceptional efforts throughout the season.  Braydon Roberts - Senior - unanimous choice both 1st team Offense - Offensive Line and 1st Team Defense - Defensive Line . . .

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Briley Krouse Earns CNC Volleyball Honors

Congratulations to Junior Briley Krouse for earning All CNC Honorable Mention for her performance on the volleyball court.  We are very proud of you, Briley, and look forward to watching your volleyball career play out during your senior year!!!

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USD #499 Students and Faculty Work Together to Provide Food Baskets

Students and faculty members throughout the USD #499 school district worked together to gather enough items to make over 60 Thanksgiving food baskets to be handed out to families of Galena students prior to the Thanksgiving break.  A district wide competition was held where the classes competed to see who could bring the most food points with items such as potatoes, gravy, stuffing, etc., receiving the highest points since they are . . .

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Matthew Oglesby Takes 3A State Cross Country Title

Congratulations to Senior Matthew Oglesby for winning the 3A state Cross Country title!!!!  Matthew won the race with a time of 15:59.5, at least 10 seconds ahead of the rest of the field.  His brother, Ethan, a sophomore, also qualified for the state meet and came in with a time of 17:49.1 and 23rd place.  Throughout his time at GHS, Matthew has medaled at the state cross country competition three times.  As a . . .

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USD #499 Taking Applications for Superintendent Position

Galena USD #499 is in the process of hiring a new superintendent to begin during the 2019-20 school year.  If you are interested in applying for the Superintendent position and have the appropriate credentials, please click on the link below. Superintendent application

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GHS Students Honored as KU Honor Scholars

Six Galena High School seniors were recently honored by the University of Kansas for their academic performance during their high school careers.  Since 1971, KU has honored seniors from across the state of Kansas as KU Honor Scholars.  The students being honored rank in the top 10 percent of their class.  According to the Kansas Honor Scholars Program website, the award is "designed to promote academic excellence in . . .

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